HARDWICK HISTORY COMES ALIVE!!
Hardwick Elementary School and the Hardwick Historical Society are committed to linking children to their cultural heritage throughout their elementary school years. Teachers are partnering with historical society members to create "place-based" curricula at each grade level. The following "focus questions" defined the course of study for the 2004-2005 school year:
The year ended with all students contributing an exhibit at the Hardwick Historical Society weekend open house. Many exhibits were staffed by the students throughout the day.
The teachers at Hardwick Elementary School would be happy to share more information about their standards-based Community History units and work with local historical society members. If you would like more information, contact Helen Beattie at and you will be directed to the appropriate person.